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Lexicon :: Strong's G3309 - merimnaō

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μεριμνάω
Transliteration
merimnaō
Pronunciation
me-rēm-nä'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 4:589,584

Strong’s Definitions

μεριμνάω merimnáō, mer-im-nah'-o; from G3308; to be anxious about:—(be, have) care(-ful), take thought.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x

The KJV translates Strong's G3309 in the following manner: take thought (11x), care (5x), be careful (2x), have care (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 19x
The KJV translates Strong's G3309 in the following manner: take thought (11x), care (5x), be careful (2x), have care (1x).
  1. to be anxious

    1. to be troubled with cares

  2. to care for, look out for (a thing)

    1. to seek to promote one's interests

    2. caring or providing for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
μεριμνάω merimnáō, mer-im-nah'-o; from G3308; to be anxious about:—(be, have) care(-ful), take thought.
STRONGS NT 3309: μεριμνάω
μεριμνάω, μερίμνω future μεριμνήσω; 1 aorist subjunctive 2 person plural μεριμνήσητε; (μέριμνα);
a. to be anxious; to be troubled with cares: absolutely, Matthew 6:27, 31; Luke 12:25; μηδέν μεριμνᾶτε, be anxious about nothing, Philippians 4:6; with the dative of the thing for the interests of which one is solicitous (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 31, 1 b.): τῇ ψυχή, about sustaining life, τῷ σώματι, Matthew 6:25; Luke 12:22; περί τίνος, about a thing, Matthew 6:28; Luke 12:26; εἰς τήν αὔριον, for the morrow, i. e. about what may be on the morrow, Matthew 6:34; followed by an indirect question πῶς τί, Matthew 10:19; Luke 12:11 (here Tr marginal reading omits; Tr text WH brackets τί); joined with τυρβάζεσθαι (θορυβάζεσθαι) followed by περί πολλά, Luke 10:41 (WH marginal reading omits)
b. to care for, look out for (a thing); to seek to promote one's interests: τά ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 6:34 Rec.; τά τοῦ κυρίου, 1 Corinthians 7:32-34; τά τοῦ κόσμου, 1 Corinthians 7:34; ἑαυτῆς, Matthew 6:34 L T Tr WH (a usage unknown to Greek writers, although they put a genitive after other verbs of caring or providing for, as ἐπιμελεῖσθαι, φροντίζειν, προνόειν, cf. Krüger, § 47, 11; Winers Grammar, 205 (193); Buttmann, § 133, 25); τά περί τίνος, Philippians 2:20; ἵνα τό αὐτό ὑπέρ ἀλλήλων μεριμνῶσι τά μέλη, that the members may have the same care one for another, 1 Corinthians 12:25. (The Sept. for דָּאַג, to be anxious, Psalm 37:19 (Ps. 38:19); רָגַז, to be disturbed, annoyed in spirit, 2 Samuel 7:10; 1 Chronicles 17:9; in Greek writings from Xenophon, and Sophocles down.) (Compare: προμεριμνάω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
7:10
1 Chronicles
17:9
Psalms
37:19; 38:19
Matthew
6:25; 6:27; 6:28; 6:31; 6:34; 6:34; 6:34; 10:19
Luke
10:41; 12:11; 12:22; 12:25; 12:26
1 Corinthians
7:32; 7:33; 7:34; 7:34; 12:25
Philippians
2:20; 4:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3309 matches the Greek μεριμνάω (merimnaō),
which occurs 20 times in 17 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:25 - “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:27 - Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life[fn]?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:28 - “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:31 - So do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:34 - Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:19 - But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:41 - “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - “When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:22 - Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:25 - Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life[fn]?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:26 - Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:32 - I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord’s affairs—how he can please the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:33 - But a married man is concerned about the affairs of this world—how he can please his wife—
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:34 - and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord’s affairs: Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world—how she can please her husband.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:25 - so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:20 - I have no one else like him, who will show genuine concern for your welfare.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:6 - Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
 
 
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